Rams Drop Non-Conference Matchup with Montclair State
Montclair State - 4, Farmingdale State - 0
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's soccer team fell at home to Montclair State in a non-conference game this afternoon, in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams attempted 16 shots, but were unable to score. Farmingdale now holds a 9-4-3 overall record, while the Red Hawks improved to 8-3-2.
Montclair State did not waste any time scoring the games opening goal at the 11:20 mark. Senior forward Liza Offreda (East Rutherford, N.J./Midland Park) netted the pass from Christina Nunes (Morris Hills, N.J./Parsippany Hills), putting the Red Hawks up 1-0. Freshman forward Stephanie Barbulescu (Franklin, N.J./Pope John XXIII) scored off a goalie rebound for Montclair State's second goal three minutes before halftime.
Only 48 seconds into the second half, junior midfielder Jackie McGrath (Vernon, N.J./Vernon) scored off Offreda's corner kick, putting the Red Hawks up 3-0. Freshman midfielder Zoe Mandaro (Hawthorne, N.J.Hawthorne Christian) would add Montclair State's final goal in the 78th minute.
Freshman goalkeeper Stacey Rao (Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Connetquot) takes the loss with five saves for Farmingdale State, while senior Leah Tepperman (North Andover, Mass./North Andover) had nine saves in the win.
The Rams host St. Joseph's College in a Skyline Conference game on Thursday, October 22nd at 3:00pm.